The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 36 32 37
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 26 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 3.62% 3.34% 3.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.85% 3.79% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 8
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£545 £503 £504
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.45% -0.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £408 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £675 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £44.25 -
% change year-on-year
-26.55% -
Solutions Architect
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
676 449 600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 94.02% 88.21% 93.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 303 413
Average daily rate £425 £370 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -6.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £518 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 19 38
Average hourly rate £28.50 £18.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £41.60 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solutions Architect in the job title across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Wiltshire region.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -2 24 £543 +7.96% 3
Solutions Architect
South West

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire region that cited Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 29 (67.44%) Finance
2 25 (58.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (48.84%) Banking
4 19 (44.19%) Retail
5 15 (34.88%) Retail Banking
5 15 (34.88%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (25.58%) SOA
7 10 (23.26%) SAP
7 10 (23.26%) Mobile Banking
8 9 (20.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 8 (18.60%) Unisys
9 8 (18.60%) ICL
9 8 (18.60%) Internet
10 7 (16.28%) Online Banking
11 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
12 5 (11.63%) Data Management
12 5 (11.63%) Data Architecture
13 4 (9.30%) Business Analysis
13 4 (9.30%) Hyperion
13 4 (9.30%) TOGAF
13 4 (9.30%) CMS
13 4 (9.30%) Oracle
14 3 (6.98%) B2C
14 3 (6.98%) N-Tier
14 3 (6.98%) PeopleSoft
14 3 (6.98%) EMC
14 3 (6.98%) Scrum
14 3 (6.98%) Risk Assessment
14 3 (6.98%) Line Management
15 2 (4.65%) User Experience

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire region that cited Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.30%) CMS
2 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
1 1 (2.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) Internet
2 2 (4.65%) 3G
3 1 (2.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.33%) LAN
3 1 (2.33%) WAN
3 1 (2.33%) Firewall
3 1 (2.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (2.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.33%) OLTP
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 29 (67.44%) Finance
2 21 (48.84%) Banking
3 19 (44.19%) Retail
4 15 (34.88%) Retail Banking
5 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
6 2 (4.65%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) Apache Cordova
1 2 (4.65%) RESTful
1 2 (4.65%) Sencha Touch
1 2 (4.65%) .NET
1 2 (4.65%) Web Services
2 1 (2.33%) XSD
2 1 (2.33%) J2EE
2 1 (2.33%) SOAP
2 1 (2.33%) WSDL
2 1 (2.33%) Middleware
2 1 (2.33%) Java EE
2 1 (2.33%) JSON
2 1 (2.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.88%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (23.26%) Mobile Banking
3 7 (16.28%) Online Banking
4 3 (6.98%) N-Tier
5 2 (4.65%) User Experience
5 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.33%) Taxonomies
6 1 (2.33%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
1 2 (4.65%) Android
1 2 (4.65%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (58.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (25.58%) SOA
3 9 (20.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 5 (11.63%) Data Management
4 5 (11.63%) Data Architecture
5 4 (9.30%) Business Analysis
5 4 (9.30%) TOGAF
6 3 (6.98%) B2C
6 3 (6.98%) Scrum
6 3 (6.98%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (6.98%) Line Management
7 2 (4.65%) Android Development
7 2 (4.65%) iOS Development
7 2 (4.65%) Security Architecture
7 2 (4.65%) Network Architecture
7 2 (4.65%) Web Application Development
7 2 (4.65%) Project Management
7 2 (4.65%) Data Modelling
7 2 (4.65%) UML
8 1 (2.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) C#
1 2 (4.65%) Java
1 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.33%) COBIT
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) SAP
2 8 (18.60%) Unisys
2 8 (18.60%) ICL
3 4 (9.30%) Hyperion
3 4 (9.30%) Oracle
4 3 (6.98%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (6.98%) EMC
5 2 (4.65%) Sencha
5 2 (4.65%) VMware
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco
6 1 (2.33%) IBM
6 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.33%) Nokia
6 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.33%) F5
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